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Caregiving Chronicles

News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

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Caregiving Chronicles will present news and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and around the world, in-depth Q&As with experts in fields related to caregiving and updates and announcements about caregiving resources available in MetroWest from CaregivingMetroWest.org Program Director Douglas Flynn.


By Douglas Flynn / July 7, 2017
In the latest edition of our Caregiving Chronicles Q&A series, we speak with Traci Robidoux, RD, LND, the Dietitian and Nutritionist at BayPath Elder Services, Inc., about what older adults and caregivers should know about nutrition and dementia.

By Douglas Flynn / September 9, 2016
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, provides an insightful rundown of some the available technology that can help caregivers to take care of their loved ones.

By Douglas Flynn / March 8, 2016
Our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A discusses what caregivers should know about basic first aid in the home for older adults in a conversation with Juanita Allen Kingsley, Wilderness EMT, who is the Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems.

By Douglas Flynn / November 20, 2015
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, the blog speaks with Brian Harvey of Harvey Home Modifications in Wayland about preparing your home or the home of a loved one for the immediate needs of the upcoming winter and the long-term considerations for adapting a home for an older adult or person with a disability.

By Douglas Flynn / November 5, 2015
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog learns about the issues faced and strategies that can be used by caregivers who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / October 23, 2015
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, the blog sat down with Hudson Senior Center Director Janice Long, who after some initial doubts quickly became a believer in BayPath's new project to create dementia-friendly communities in Hudson, Marlborough and Northborough.

By Douglas Flynn / September 21, 2015
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog learns about the issues faced by "sandwich generation" caregivers who are caring for both their own children and for aging parents in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / October 21, 2014
Depression is a serious, but often misunderstood, medical condition affecting many older adults and caregivers. In our latest Q&A, Pamela Fishman, a social worker at the Natick VNA, addresses some of the key issues surrounding this illness.

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Caregiving MetroWest is a no-cost program of BayPath Elder Services, Inc. and was made possible in part by grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation.

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BayPath Elder Services, Inc.'s Family Caregiver Support Program and Caregiving MetroWest are grateful for the generous support of our community partner, Avidia Bank, which helps us continue to give area family caregivers the information, resources and support they need.